The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected last week, near 42-year lows.» Read More
Saturday's loss in jobless benefits will escalate the battle between proponents of small government and those who say the move will hurt the economy. USA Today reports.
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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nearly a month.
The outlook for the new year is positive: 49 percent think their own fortunes will improve in 2014, 14 percent are anticipating a downgrade.
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Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in November as planned business spending soared.
All signs points toward steady growth in 2014, chief economists from Moody's and UBS told CNBC on Tuesday.
Despite all the liquidity sloshing around, inflation remains worryingly low – possibly because central banks are exporting deflation, HSBC said.
Mortgage applications fell for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rose due to a bond market selloff.
A state court judge has barred the city of San Jose from imposing voter-approved pension cuts on current municipal workers.
With the consumer helping to punch up economic growth, durable goods Tuesday could give some guidance on business spending.
U.S. consumer spending posted its largest increase in five months in November.
Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker also tells CNBC the looming departure of Ben Bernanke had "nothing at all" to do with the taper decision.
Jeffrey Lacker, Richmond Federal Reserve president, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and the economic outlook for 2014. Bernanke's leaving had nothing to do with the Fed's taper decision, says Lacker.
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Stocks are more likely to be nice in the final days of the year, as investors watch for more signs that the recent economic momentum is for real.
The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in almost two years in the third quarter.
The U.S. Senate reset a test vote on Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve for Friday, with an anticipated vote scheduled for Jan. 6.
The Obama administration says the government may not be able to pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not raise the federal debt ceiling.